American director James Cameron, who shot Titanic, denied rumors about the discussion of filming a film dedicated to the Titan bathyscaphe that sank in the Atlantic Ocean.
“I’m not in talks for an OceanGate movie and never will be,” he tweeted.
Cameron drew attention to the fact that he usually does not comment on rumors about himself in the media, but this time he made an exception. Siren from “Titan”: the search for a bathyscaphe with tourists continues Strange knocks are heard in the water column The article noted that Cameron is the main candidate as a director for the series due to the fact that this topic is close to him: 33 times he plunged into the wreckage of the Titanic.
On June 22, on the CNN channel, the American director said that the news about the explosion of the Titan submersible in the Atlantic did not come as a surprise to him. According to him, when he first heard about the bathyscaphe incident, he contacted deep-sea diving experts he knew and learned that the bathyscaphe had simultaneously lost communication and tracking.
On June 19, OceanGate Expeditions reported the disappearance of the submersible “Titan” with the crew. He lost contact with the research vessel Polar Prince about 1 hour and 45 minutes after the dive on June 18 in the morning.
Five people were on board, including British billionaire and explorer Hamish Harding, Pakistani businessman Shahzada Dawood and his son, and French dive pilot Paul-Henri Nargolet.
On June 21, it was said that the bathyscaphe’s hull had technical problems, in particular, it showed signs of cyclic fatigue.Share: